Advanced Currents


Advanced Currents - Deception Pass

This will be one day of paddling in dynamic conditions, exceeding 5 kts of current.

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  • Sea Kayak V
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 6.8 nm

Cornet Bay, Launch at 8:30 AM, July 3rd, 2016.

To participate in this clinic, you must have completed at least one clinic and several trips to Deception Pass, or equivalent. You must have a roll, re-enter and roll, be proficient in crossing eddy lines, and performing rescues in dynamic water.

Immersion wear, helmet, and gloves required.


Deception Pass

  • Sea Trails Deception Pass and Skagit Bay WA101

    NOAA Bellingham to Everett No. 18423

    NOAA Anacortes to Skagit Bay No. 18427
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Helmet, gloves, immersion wear, kayak with flotation on both ends and deck lines.

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